The Florida Bar


April 12, 2012
Marlene Quintana, Chair,
Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
(305) 416-6880

MIAMI-- The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the Miami-Dade Circuit Court created by the retirement of Judge Scott Silverman.

All persons interested in applying must deliver completed applications and 10 copies to:

Marlene Quintana, Chair
Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
c/o GrayRobinson, P.A.
1221 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1600
Miami, FL 33131

The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, May 11, 2012, by 5 p.m. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Applications may be downloaded from The Florida Bar's website at The inclusion of a photograph is encouraged. Please do not submit three-ring binders.

If you have submitted an application to the JNC on or after September 1, 2011, you may alternatively deliver a letter requesting the JNC to consider your prior application, but you must deliver two (2) copies of your prior application along with your letter by the deadline set forth above.

NOTE TO APPLICANTS: In order to assist the Judicial Nominating Commission in its review of applications, all questions in the application must be fully and completely answered. In addition, applications should include current and accurate contact information for judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel and references where requested, as those individuals will be contacted. If there is requested information missing from an application, the Judicial Nominating Commission will consider the applicant's lack of effort in submitting a complete application.

Members of the bench, the Bar and the public are urged to contact the members of the Commission concerning applicants for judicial positions. The members are:

Marlene Quintana (Chair)
GrayRobinson, P.A.
1221 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1600
Miami, FL 33131
Office: 305-416-6880
Facsimile: 305-416-6887

Christine Hernandez-Baldwin
State Attorneys Office
1350 NW 12 Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
Office: 305-547-0100
Facsimile: 305-547-0330

Marva L. Wiley (Vice-Chair)
P.O. Box 530292
Miami Shores, FL 33153-0292
Office: 305-793-0701
Facsimile: 786-513-3827

Manny Kadre
10055 N.W. 12th Street
Miami, FL 33172
Office: 305-591-9800, ext. 4185
Facsimile: 305-593-2393

Daniel Fridman
Holland & Knight
701 Brickell Avenue
Suite 3000
Miami FL 33131
Office: 305-789-7412
Facsimile: 305-789-7799

Rayfield McGhee, Jr.
McGhee & Associates, LLC
19 West Flagler Street
Suite 501
Miami, FL 33130
Office: 305-350-5006
Facsimile: 305-350-5007

Johnette Hardiman
State Attorneys Office
Office of the State Attorney
1350 NW 12 Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
Office: 305-547-0664
Facsimile: 305-547-0772

Mark A. Romance
Richman Greer, P.A.
Miami Center, Suite 1000
201 South Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33131
Office: 305-373-4000
Facsimile: 305-373-4099

Daniel W. Schwartz
Akerman Senterfitt
One S.E. Third Avenue
28th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Office: 305-374-5600
Facsimile: 305-995-6964


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[Revised: 04-12-2012]